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Irvine Chamber Names Starr CEO

Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce hired Bryan Starr as its chief executive, effective May 19.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 2:19 p.m. share »
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Anabella Sets Date

The Anabella Hotel in Anaheim will close in August so its owners can demolish it and build a new hotel.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 1:10 p.m. share »
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Great Wolf Parent Moves HQ

The owner of Great Wolf Lodge Southern California in Garden Grove moved its headquarters from Madison, Wisconsin, to Chicago.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 12:14 p.m. share »
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Chargers Near Broadcast Deals

The Los Angeles Chargers said they've agreed “in principle” to multi-year television and radio agreements to develop content that includes preseason games, news features, community events and promotions.

By Deirdre Newman April 26, 2017 3:47 p.m. share »
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Revolution Consolidates at JWA

Revolution Aviation in Newport Beach consolidated some its space at John Wayne Airport with an 18-month lease at ACI Jet Center, a fixed-based operator at JWA.

By Paul Hughes April 25, 2017 4:14 p.m. share »
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JWA Traffic Declines Again

Passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport fell 2.5% in March compared with same period a year ago, the second such decline in the last two months.

By Paul Hughes April 25, 2017 3:19 p.m. share »
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Stratus Wine Country Cambria Set

A second Cambria-branded hotel being co-developed by Newport Beach-based Stratus Development Partners LLC got the go-ahead from Napa city planning commissioners last week.

By Paul Hughes April 24, 2017 1:02 p.m. share »
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OCVA Tourism Confab at Great Wolf

Orange County Visitor Association said its OC Tourism Conference this year is set for May 10 at Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove.

By Paul Hughes April 24, 2017 12:09 p.m. share »
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NAWBO OC Will Honor 4

The OC chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will honor four business women at its Remarkable Women Awards Gala at City National Grove of Anaheim on May 11.

By Deirdre Newman April 21, 2017 1:30 p.m. share »
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Luxe Magazine Parent Buys Competitor

Modern Luxury, the parent publisher of Modern Luxury Orange County magazine, bought a competing publisher, GreenGale Publishing LLC, which expands its stable of luxury lifestyle titles.

By Deirdre Newman April 21, 2017 1:18 p.m. share »
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Mazda Hires CMO

Irvine-based Mazda North American Operations hired Dino Bernacchi as its chief marketing officer, a new position.

By Mediha DiMartino April 20, 2017 9:02 a.m. share »
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Zhang to Launch Nonprofit

Pick Up Stix founder Charles Zhang created the non-profit O.C. Music & Dance to provide top quality musical arts education and training for children, regardless of their family’s ability to pay, Zhang said.

By Deirdre Newman April 18, 2017 1:11 p.m. share »
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Emerald Prices IPO

Emerald Expositions Events Inc. in San Juan Capistrano is slated to raise about $300 million in its initial public offering, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

By Mediha DiMartino April 17, 2017 10:51 a.m. share »
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AC Hotel Irvine Opens

The AC Hotel Irvine opened March 31.

By Paul Hughes April 13, 2017 4:24 p.m. share »
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OC TV Stations Get $115M

PBS SoCal KOCE, with headquarters in Costa Mesa, will receive $49 million and KDOC-TV in Santa Ana will receive $66 million from the Federal Communication Commission’s “World's First Broadcast Incentive Auction,” which closed today.

By Deirdre Newman April 13, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »